News & Events

2022

DateNews or Event
12. – 16. September 2022Sixth Summer School on Statistical Methods for Linguistics and Psychology (SMLP)
4. – 5. July 2022

4th SFB-Networking Workshop - Berlin | ZAS Berlin - Workshop of the linguistic CRCs (Ling SFB Meetup 2022)

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Voicing interest: March / April
Selection of presenters: April 30, 2022
Submission of abstracts: May 31, 2022

30. June 2022

SFB Guest Lecture with Prof. Megha Sundara (UCLA) on “The acquisition of phonotactics”

When: 12:00 – 2:00 pm
Where: Campus Golm, House 14, Room 0.12 or via Zoom

Zoom: https://uni-potsdam.zoom.us/j/64022689222
Meeting ID:640 2268 9222
Passcode: 78077925

29. June 2022

SFB Guest Lecture with Prof. Dubi Nanda Dhakal (Tribhuvan University in Kathmandu) on “Complexities of verb agreement in Majhi”

When: 4:15 – 5:45 pm
Where: Campus Golm, House 14, Room 2.15/16 or via Zoom

Zoom: https://uni-potsdam.zoom.us/j/67396284993
Meeting-ID: 673 9628 4993
Passcode: 58201349

24. June 2022

SFB Guest Talk with Prof. Elaine Francis (Purdue University) on “Understanding variation in acceptability judgments from different theoretical perspectives”. [Abstract]

When: 12:15 – 1:45 pm
Where: Campus Golm, House 14, Room 0.47 or via Zoom

Zoom-Link: https://uni-potsdam.zoom.us/j/64631003832
Meeting-ID: 646 3100 3832
Kenncode: 12871287

22. June 2022

SFB Guest Talk with Prof. Ad Neeleman (University College London) on “What Divides, and What Unites, Right-Node Raising” (Authors: Zoë Belk, Ad Neeleman, and Joy Philip (UCL)). [Abstract]

When: 4:15 – 5:45 pm
Where: Campus Golm, House 14, Room 2.15/2.16 or via Zoom

Zoom-Link: https://uni-potsdam.zoom.us/j/64631003832
Meeting-ID: 646 3100 3832
Kenncode: 12871287

17. June 2022

SFB Guest Talk with Prof. Amir Zeldes (Georgetown U) on “So ignore my hair right now” – why genre variation in discourse structure, relations and signals matters”. [Abstract]

When: 4:00 – 5:30 pm
Where: Campus Golm, House 14, Room 2.15/2.16 or via Zoom

Zoom-Link: https://uni-potsdam.zoom.us/j/64631003832
Meeting-ID: 646 3100 3832
Kenncode: 12871287

SFB Guest Talk with Prof. Ad Neeleman (University College London) on “Compactness is Linear”. [Abstract]

When: 12:15 – 1:45 pm
Where: Campus Golm, House 14, Room 0.18 or via Zoom

Zoom-Link: https://uni-potsdam.zoom.us/j/64631003832
Meeting-ID: 646 3100 3832
Kenncode: 12871287

25. May 2022

Defense: Paula Lissón

The topic of the dissertation is: „Computational Models of Sentence Comprehension in Aphasia“

23. May 2022

SFB Guest Talk with Prof. Dr. Joana Cholin (Bielefeld University). She gave a talk on "The mentalsyllabary theory — evidence and open questions".

23. May 2022

Additional Guest Talk by Prof. Niels O. Schiller. Title: "Crosstalk of codes: phonological and orthographic contributions to speech production".

18-20 May 2022

This year’s Project Week will take place on May 18-20 in Campus Golm. This event will be composed of three workshops (on reproducible workflow, data visualization, and science communication) and a career panel with the collaboration of various of the SFB 1287's PIs. [Schedule]

07. May 2022

Several of our SFB’s projects are participating in this year’s edition of the Potsdamer Tag der Wissenschaften (PTDW). The event will take place on May 7 (Saturday) from 13:00 to 20:00 at the Leibniz-Institut für Agrartechnik und Bioökonomie (https://www.atb-potsdam.de/de/). The entry is free of charge, and many of the presentations are also suitable for children. [Flyer]

06. May 2022

The Potsdam chapter of the ReproducibiliTea Journal Clubs will have its first 2022 meeting and will be discussing the following paper: Grimes, D. R., Bauch, C. T., & Ioannidis, J. P. (2018). Modelling science trustworthiness under publish or perish pressure. Royal Society Open Science, 5(1), 171511.

The Potsdam ReproducibiliTea Journal Club is supported by the MGK project of the CRC 1287 ‘Limits of Variability in Language’.

05. May 2022Daniela Mertzen (Project B03) has successfully defended her PhD thesis on "A cross-linguistic investigation of similarity-based interference in sentence comprehension".  Congratulations!!!
03. May 2022SFB-Associated Dr. Nicole Gotzner receives Heinz Maier-Leibnitz-Preis [Article]
29. April 202219th SFB Colloquium with Prof. Ira Noveck (CNRS). Title: "The various ways in which conventional meanings recruit pragmatic information".  [Abstract]
26. April 2022

18th SFB Colloquium with Prof. Dr. Niels Schiller (Leiden University). Title: "The processing of morphosyntactic features during language production". [Abstract]

26. April 2022

Workshop: Introduction to ERP

This introductory workshop to ERP will be conducted by Yana Arkhipova (SFB1287's B04 Project). The workshop will cover a range of topics, from what ERPs are, to ERP components, data preprocessing, and different analysis apporaches.

20. April 2022

Workshop by Emily P. Ahn (University of Washington). Title: "Phonetic Forced Alignment with the Montreal Forced Aligner".

08. March 2022

SFB Guest Talk with Maria Varkanitsa (Aphasia Research Laboratory at Boston University). She gave a talk on "Syntactic predictions and asyntactic comprehension in aphasia". [Abstract]

17. February 2022

SFB Guest Talk with M. Florencia Assaneo (Head of the Lab de Percepción y Producción de Habla at the UNAM Campus Juriquilla in México). She gave a talk on "Neural and cognitive correlates of the speech auditory-motor synchronization". [Abstract]

11. February 2022

17th SFB Colloquium with Dr. Evan Kidd. Title "The development of online parsing in crosslinguistic context". [Abstract]

01. February 2022

SFB Guest Talk with Dr. Evan Kidd. Title "Individual differences in infants' lexical processing".

17. January 2022SFB Guest Talk with Sophia Voigtmann (SFB 1102, Universität des Saarlandes). She gave a talk on "Information Density and the Extraposition of Relative Clauses".

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